Celebration of Independence Day with various programmes
Various programmes were organized on the occasion of 63rd Independence Day of India. Mr. P.B. Sawant (Former Justice of Supreme Court of India and Ex. Chairman of the 'Press Council of India', presently he presides the 'Lokshasan Andolan', People's Movement against injustice in Maharashtra. He was invited for the programme of Annual Award Distribution Programme. He came one day before to observe the work being done by Snehalaya on 14th, August. The Ahmednagar Press Club invited to discuss with him and organized the Press Conference on the same day more than 50 representative of renowned electronic and print media. He focused on the roles, responsibilities and power of media persons in the development of neglected and deprived people.
Next Day on 15th, August 2009 in the morning at 8.30 am Mr. Sanjay Adhav, the Computer professional from Pune and Mr. Suwalal Shingavi hoisted the national flag. All the students and staff of Snehalaya were present for the programme. The representatives of students addressed the other students and they gave information about sacrifice of several patriotic. Mr. Adhav also addressed the students and advised to concentrate on the studies and be the toppers in the schools. The students demonstrated the skill of Judo and Karate in front of the hon. guests.
Inauguration of I.T. Center:
Snehalaya's new I. T. Center was inaugurated on the occasion of Independence Day at 9.30 am at 'Snehalaya's Center of Hope', Laxmi Karanja, Near Daily Samachar, Anandi Bazar, Ahmednagar.
The center will be beneficial for the most neglected section of the society i.e. the children of prostitutes, children from slums, children from other institutions in which they do not have facilities for computer training for their beneficiaries and unemployed youth. Snehalaya
is taking special efforts for the quality education of these students, this new set up of the well equipped Computer Training Center is ready by the financial support of Edelgive Foundation, Mumbai, Aadhar 4u, The Netherlands and Symantec Pune.
The center will be run under the guidance of expertise of Hope Foundation, Mumbai. The center will provide the course like Information Technology, M.S. Office, Desk Top Publishing, Personality Development and Spoken English to the students in a very nominal cost. The educational games will be available for the children between 10 yrs. to 14 yrs. to be familiar with computer.
Annual Award Distribution Programme:
The important event on the same day was 'Annual Award Distribution Programme', Nine Awards has been distributed by Snehalaya to nine dedicated social worker i.e. Ms. Meghana Kale, Chaturang Pratishthan, Mr. Vasantrao Thakar, Sawali, Pune, Mr. Tushar Ranjankar, Ms. Rujuta Patil, Mr. Dinkar Vaidya, Mrs. Asha Shinde, Dr. Ajit Nawale, Ms. Sujata Dahiphale and Mr. Deelip Gunjal were awarded with Scroll of honor, Shawl, coconut and Rs. 5000 cash by the auspicious hands of Mr. Sawant, Mr. Kisanlal Sarada, the well known industrialist and the social from Nashik, Mr. Vilasji Lamkhade, Sarpanch, Nimbalak Village, Mr. Mamasaheb Kaundinya and Mr. Suvalalji Shingavi. The prominent personalities from all over Maharashtra and Ahmednagar city were present for the programme.
Mr. Kisanlal Sarada has declared donation of Rs. 51,000 and Mr. Kaundinya has donated his new brand Indica Car faor Snehalaya's Snehankur Adoption Center. Mr. P.B. Sawant said in his speech that Snehalaya is really doing a pathfinding work for the socially neglected section of the society, and it's a responsibility of the other community members to enable this section to be in main stream.
Birthday Celebration: The children in Rehab. Center of Snehalaya used to celebrate the birthday commonly on 15th, August. The event has been leaded by the children only. They organized a fun fair and as well as cultural programmes. The delicious food was arranged. At the end of the programme they enjoyed the move 'LOC-Kargil' on this occasion.